HS100 Introduction to Human Services  3 credits  (3 lec hrs/wk)

Introduces the human services/social work profession with an emphasis on exploring the relationship between social welfare history, social policy, and the values skills and knowledge required for success in the field.

This course may be taken 1 time for credit.

Course classification: LDC

HS154 Community Resources  3 credits  (3 lec hrs/wk)

Students will learn about the agencies and programs that form the foundation for human service/social work practice. Basic skills for needs assessment, resource referral, and effective service delivery will be introduced.

This course may be taken 1 time for credit.

Course classification: LDC

HS155 Interviewing Theory and Techniques  4 credits  (4 lec hrs/wk)

Provides the theoretical and practical basis for effective interviewing. Emphasis on developing listening and communication skills beneficial for students of all disciplines.

This course may be taken 1 time for credit.

Course classification: LDC

HS7250 Issues in Domestic Violence  3 credits  (3 lec hrs/wk)

This course prepares students to work with issues related to domestic/sexual violence in law enforcement and/or social services. Students will identify the signs and dynamics of domestic violence in families. Characteristics of abusers and victims, legal and ethical issues will be explored.

This course may be taken 1 time for credit.

Course classification: CTE